Tillabéri (var. Tillabéry) is a town in northwest Niger. It is situated 113 km northwest of the capital Niamey on the River Niger.[2] It is an important market town and administrative center, being the capital of department of Tillabéri and Tillabéri Region. The town had a population of over 16000 at the 2001 census.[3]

Tillabéri

Tillabéry
Tillabéri is located in Niger
Tillabéri
Tillabéri
Location in Niger
Coordinates: 14°12′43″N 1°27′10″E / 14.21194°N 1.45278°E / 14.21194; 1.45278Coordinates: 14°12′43″N 1°27′10″E / 14.21194°N 1.45278°E / 14.21194; 1.45278
Country Niger
RegionTillabéri Region
DepartmentTillabéri Department
Population
 (2001[1])
 • Total16,000

ClimateEdit

Tillabéri has a hot desert climate (Köppen climate classification BWh).

Climate data for Tillaberi (1961-1990)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 32.3
(90.1)
35.6
(96.1)
38.9
(102.0)
41.4
(106.5)
41.5
(106.7)
38.8
(101.8)
35.4
(95.7)
33.7
(92.7)
35.6
(96.1)
38.4
(101.1)
36.4
(97.5)
33.0
(91.4)
36.7
(98.1)
Daily mean °C (°F) 24.6
(76.3)
27.5
(81.5)
30.9
(87.6)
33.6
(92.5)
34.7
(94.5)
32.7
(90.9)
30.2
(86.4)
28.9
(84.0)
30.1
(86.2)
31.2
(88.2)
28.4
(83.1)
25.3
(77.5)
29.8
(85.7)
Average low °C (°F) 17.0
(62.6)
19.4
(66.9)
22.8
(73.0)
25.9
(78.6)
27.9
(82.2)
26.7
(80.1)
24.9
(76.8)
24.1
(75.4)
24.5
(76.1)
23.9
(75.0)
20.4
(68.7)
17.5
(63.5)
22.9
(73.2)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 0.0
(0.0)
0.0
(0.0)
2.3
(0.09)
5.6
(0.22)
16.6
(0.65)
46.8
(1.84)
102.7
(4.04)
143.1
(5.63)
69.9
(2.75)
10.8
(0.43)
0.3
(0.01)
0.1
(0.00)
398.2
(15.66)
Mean monthly sunshine hours 285.2 260.4 269.7 246.0 272.8 255.0 248.0 235.6 249.0 279.0 279.0 279.0 3,175.5
Source: NOAA [4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://citypopulation.de/Niger-Cities.html
  2. ^ Tillaberi, Niger Page. Falling Rain Genomics, Inc. 1996-2004
  3. ^ Niger: largest cities and towns and statistics of their population Archived 2011-05-22 at the Wayback Machine. World Gazetteer.
  4. ^ "Tillabery Climate Normals". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved April 9, 2016.
  • Decalo, Samuel (1997). Historical Dictionary of the Niger (3rd ed.). Boston & Folkestone: Scarecrow Press. ISBN 0-8108-3136-8.
  • Geels, Jolijn (2006). Niger. Chalfont St Peter, Bucks / Guilford, CT: Bradt UK / Globe Pequot Press. ISBN 978-1-84162-152-4.